Fall Conference 2019

"The Future of Safety & Health"

Embassy Suites Hotel, SeaTac/Tukwila

15920 W Valley Hwy, Seattle, Washington
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Our yearly fall conference traditionally focuses on accident and disability prevention, with an eye to current claims management issues as well.

Join us for a day of continuing education and networking, featuring key regulatory and corporate executives, legal experts, and industry thought leaders as we explore the future of safety and health.

Conference Agenda

7:30 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast, Visit Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. -- WISHA and DOSH  - Key Issues and Hot Topics with Attorney Joseph Hoag, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

9:00 a.m. -- Untangling Liability and Last Injurious Exposure in Hearing Loss Claims with L&I SI Training Supervisor, Kelli Zimmerman

10:00 a.m. -- Networking Break & Visit Exhibitors

10:15 a.m. -- Safety Culture and Injury Prevention in Self-Insurance with Safety Director Lee Pyfrom, MacDonald Miller Facility Solutions

11:15 a.m. -- Supporting Psychological Safety in the Workplace with Puget Sound Energy's Integrated Leaves & Accommodations Program Manager Jenny Haykin

12:15 p.m. -- Networking Lunch & Visit Exhibitors

1:15 p.m. -- Industries at High Risk for Suicide and What They're Doing About It with Calvin Beyer, Director of Risk Management, Lakeside Industries

2:15 p.m. -- Networking Break & Visit Exhibitors

2:30 p.m. -- Ergonomic Interventions through Wearable Technology & Data Analytics with Work Right NW's Dr. Nic Patee

4:00 p.m. -- Wrap-Up and Adjourn

Sponsors & Exhibitors


We are seeking Presenting, Platinum, and Gold sponsors for the event - get your company's name out there and show your support of self-insurance in Washington!

Sponsorships and exhibitor spaces include one or more conference registration.

Click here for sponsorship & exhibitor information or contact Kari Heinold directly.

Continuing Education Credits

WSIA will award 6.5 continuing education credits (depending on final agenda) for the Washington Workers' Compensation Professional (WWCP) recertification. The following additional professional development credentials will be available to attendees:

  • L&I CEU - Applied for
  • CRC/CDMS - Applied for
  • WSBA CLE - Applied forSHRM19
  • SHRM  recertification credits 


WSIA Members - $225, full breakfast and lunch included

Additional members from same organization - $150 each

Non-members - $375 (Not a member? Click here to join today!)

Hotel Information

Embassy Suites SeaTac/Tukwila, 15920 W Valley Hwy, Seattle, Washington 98188

Click here for hotel information

Cancellation Information

A cancellation fee of $75 will be charged for cancellations received by September 6, 2019.  This is to offset the cost of room rental, reserved meals, and conference material production.

No credit will be given for cancellations made after September 6, 2019.